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ID number:  BIRBI-R1674
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Dorchester Hoard
Maker:  Philip I; Antioch
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  244-246
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  3.86
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 660. From the Dorchester Hoard, purchased from Mr C. W. Peck, 1923.

Description:  Obverse: Head of Philip, wearing a radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Spes, draped, advancing facing l., holding flower in r. and raising skirt with l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M IVL PHILIPPVS P F AVG P M (Imperator Caesar Marcus Julius Philip Pius Felix Augustus, Father of the Fatherland). Reverse: SPES PELICITATIS YRBIS (The Hope for Happiness for the [Roman] World).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 70

4 Related People

Haines, Geoffrey Colton
Dorchester Hoard

Philip I


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